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Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange

M. C. Lyons

Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange

by M. C. Lyons

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic Short stories,
  • Tales,
  • Translations into English

  • About the Edition

    Dating from at least a millennium ago, this title features the earliest known Arabic short stories, surviving in a single, ragged manuscript in a library in Istanbul. It features monsters, lost princes, jewels beyond price, a princess turned into a gazelle, sword-wielding statues and shocking reversals of fortune.

    Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Malcolm C. Lyons and with an introduction by Robert Irwin
    SeriesPenguin Classics, Penguin classics
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 447 pages
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26939129M
    ISBN 100241299950
    ISBN 109780241299951
    OCLC/WorldCa956750631

    The first English translation of this spectacular collection of medieval Arab fantasy stories A great cache of ancient, magical stories in the same tradition as The Arabian Nights, Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange is an extraordinary from at least a millennium ago, these are the earliest-known Arabic short stories, which survived in a single, ragged manuscript in a. Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange – một kho báu Ả Rập thật sự vừa được ra mắt lần đầu tiên bằng tiếng Anh. Cuốn sách sẽ hớp hồn độc giả ngay từ giây phút đầu bởi hai lẽ: ngoại hình long lanh như ngọc với bìa chạm nổi nhũ vàng và thứ còn quan trọng hơn.

    Get this from a library! Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange. [M C Lyons; Robert Irwin;] -- Dating from at least a millennium ago, this title features the earliest known Arabic short stories, surviving in a single, ragged manuscript in a library in Istanbul. It features monsters, lost. Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange is a collection of Medieval Arab fantasy tales translated into English for the first time. It delivers what it promises—a collection of strange, puzzling, and unexpected tales about Jinn, statues that move, wonderful gardens, love, and friendship. The book also has with an excellent introduction in which Robert Irwin describes the manuscript Author: Jessica Greenlee.

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From Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange, translated by Malcolm C. Lyons, introduced by Robert Irwin, to be published on Febru by Penguin Classics, an imprint of Penguin.

Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange has monsters, lost princes, jewels beyond price, a princess turned into a gazelle, sword-wielding statues and shocking reversals of fortune. Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange contains 18 stories from the Arab world, originating in the 10th century, which have survived in a single manuscript in a library in Istanbul.

Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange review – powerful stories from ancient Arabia An enchanting treasury of tales from the old orient is translated into English for the first time. Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange has monsters, lost princes, jewels beyond price, a princess turned into a gazelle, sword-wielding statues and shocking reversals of fortune/5().

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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Dimensions: x x 21 mmPages:. Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange by M. C. Lyons, Robert Irwin; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Arabic Short stories, Tales, Translations into English; Places: Arabian Peninsula.Arts and Culture Review: Tales Of The Marvellous And News Of The Strange A MYSTERIOUS precursor of the Arabian Nights still charms, disgusts and tries to indoctrinate readers.A great cache of ancient, magical stories in the same tradition as The Arabian Nights, Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange is an extraordinary find.

Dating from at least a millennium ago, these are the earliest-known Arabic short stories, which survived in a single, ragged manuscript in a library in Istanbul.